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Summer Reading Program

Shepherd Primary
Summer Reading Program
8:30 - 2:00 Primary School Library

5th -- Learn about Animals
12th -- Dr. Seuss Day with a craft
19th -- Dinosaur Day
26th -- Science Day


10th -- Reading and make bookmarks
17th -- Lego Day
24th -- End of Summer Celebration

Students who complete the following requirements will receive a pass to the new water park in New Caney, The Big Rivers Water Park.
Summer Reading log with at least 40 entries
Attend a minimum of 3 library events
Return your reading log to the Primary School Campus by August 15, 2018
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Public Comments on Proposed Rulemaking

Texas Education Agency (TEA) would like Public Comments on Proposed Rulemaking. We encourage boards of trustees/governing boards, administrators, teachers, and parents to participate in the process for adopting rules that affect public education in Texas. It will also assist in complying with the requirements of Texas Education Code (TEC), §39.001, which requires the commissioner of education to solicit input from stakeholders who may be affected by proposed rules adopted under TEC, Chapter 39, Public School System Accountability.
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Samaritan's Feet - Shoes for Students Program

Dolen Baptist, in cooperation with Samaritan’s Feet is offering new tennis shoes for Back To School at no cost. These shoes are for anyone from toddler to adult. However, you must register on our website to reserve a pair of shoes. Registration must be done by June 9th and the pick-up day will be Saturday July 28th, 2018. Please view the link attached for further details.
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School Calendar Change - Superintendent Letter

Parents and Community Members,

We have experienced (and endured) many extreme weather events this year. To date we have lost eight days of school. For the safety of our students, the cancellations were necessary. Though many neighborhoods were safe today, not all were as lucky. Five of our subdivisions were affected by the flooding making it unsafe to attempt to transport them, impacting 400 to 500 students.

A major side effect of these closures is our students will not have received the State required minimum time of instruction. For upcoming years, we will create more flexible school calendars to greatly reduce the likelihood of this happening again. For our current situation, however, we had to find a viable solution.

We have 57 school days left this year to make up the lost time. I sought input about our options from parents, administrators, and Board members. Based on their feedback, we are making the following changes to our school calendar:

March 19th: Was listed as a staff workday/student holiday. It is now a regular school day.

May 24th (last day of school): Was listed as an early release day. It is now a full day with dismissal at the regular time.

Though hope is not a strategy, let’s hope and pray anyway that we do not have any more inclement weather days this year!
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Morgan's Angels visit SPS

Morgan's Angels is a program which allows students to attend class via interactive video conferencing while recovering from long-term illness or other factors requiring the student to be home-bound. From home or the hospital, the student is able to "drive" the robot on their school campus to each of their classes and participate in lessons. This service is provided by our Region 6 Service Center in Huntsville. Shepherd Primary is excited for one of our Kindergarten students to be able to participate in this program.
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SISD says StopIT to Bullying

Shepherd ISD has a new Bullying Reporting system! It is called Stop!t. We began rolling the program out last week and it is available for students across the district. Please take a look at the attached documents to learn more.
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Kinder Field Trip Rescheduled

Kindergarten Field Trip

The Kindergarten field trip to the Downtown Aquarium has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 17th. Many of the activities at the Downtown Aquarium are outdoors. There is a high chance for thunderstorms on Wednesday this week. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Paseo Anual de Kindergarten

El paseo anual de Kindergarten al Acuario en el centro de Houston ha sido cancelado. Se ha programado para el martes, 17 de abril. Lamentablemente hay una alta posibilidad de lluvias ese día y la mayor parte de las atracciones son afuera. Pedimos sus disculpas por cualquier inconveniencia que esto pueda causar.
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